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Lancaster Bench. Made from a burled black walnut floor board out of a century-old barn in Lancaster County, PA. The board had so much natural character that I chose to only sand it smooth, and not perfectly level. The splines are made from an off-cut of the same board that brightened up significantly when they were sanded flush. I also retained, though rendered safe, several square-headed, wrought iron nail heads from the time of the barn's original construction.
The whole piece is 5' 9" long, 15" at its widest, and stands 18" tall.
Finished in natural Danish Oil and hand-rubbed, satin polyurethane
The frame is fabricated from 1" square tube steel, and finished in matte black powder coat.